Anthropology

The anthropology major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Demonstrates an openness to differences in culture, beliefs and language
  • Ability to work well with all people
  • Insight into social issues
  • Interviewing skills
  • Careful record-keeping and analytical skills
  • Ability to appraise, classify, catalogue and maintain priceless anthropological specimens
  • Skills to draw maps and construct models to scale
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Anthropologist
Archeologist
Career Counselor
Child Welfare Worker
Community Agency Director
Editor/Writer/Journalist
Forensic Scientist
Government Agency Administrator
Government Research Analyst
Human Resource Administrator
Historical Society Director
International Consultant
Labor Relations Specialist
Librarian
Lobbyist
Market Researcher
Marriage Counselor
Multi-Cultural Educator
Museum Curator
Non-Profit Administrator
Professor
Psychiatrist
Public Relations
Public Policy Analyst/Planner
Rehabilitation Counselor
Researcher
Social Scientist
Social Worker
Urban Planning 
Job titles of Adelphi Anthropology graduates
Archeologist
Dentist
Forensic Scientist
Masters / Ph.D. Candidate
Medical Doctor
Museum Curator
Professor
Psychologist
Social Science Researcher
Social Worker
Sociologist
Teacher
Field Archeologist 
Physician
Environmental Specialist 

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For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Department of Anthropology
p – 516.877.4110

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